Berlin: Izdanie Gugo Shteinitsa (Hugo Steinitz Verlag), 1903. Octavo (19.5 × 13 cm). Original printed wrappers; , 80 pp. Publisher's ads inside wrappers. Light fraying to spine extremities; red pencil marks to publisher's catalog on rear wrapper (recto-verso).
Tolstoy's exhortation to the working peasants, expressing his deep sympathy and advocating non-violent resistance to oppressive and exploitative forces. Wrappers read 1902, instead of 1903 (the actual date of publication, given on title page). Second edition; first published in 1902 by A. Tchertkoff in London. In Russia, the work could be published in a separate edition only after the 1917 Revolution.
Book ID: P002475